[WATCH] Black Kite shot down over Addolorata cemetery after hunting season closes
The total number of known illegally shot protected species in 2019 now stands at 36
Malta’s 200 beekeepers suffer funding loss due to ‘copy-paste’ EU rules
Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee box subsidy from the EU because of laws that apply to larger member states
Newly discovered butterflies and orchids added to protection list

Scientific studies have encountered new species that live and propagate on the...

Scientific studies have encountered new species that live...

Government to propose year-round season to hunt birds bred for shooting

Birds bred in captivity could be released in the wild for year-round hunting season, according to WBRU proposal

Birds bred in captivity could be released in the wild for...

Ornis opens trapping season for Song Thrush and Golden Plover, ban on finch trapping continues

There will be no finch trapping during the upcoming trapping season, after the Ornis Committee decided to open trapping for the Song Thrush and Golden Plover

There will be no finch trapping during the upcoming...

BirdLife research yields more information about Mediterranean's 'most enigmatic bird'

A BirdLife Malta ringing exercise initiated in the late 60s, continues to generate more information about the Mediterranean Storm-Petrel’s migration...

A BirdLife Malta ringing exercise initiated in the late...

[WATCH] Updated | Central Link project approved as environment authority chairperson remains uncharacteristically silent

The Planning Authority Board has approved the Central Link project in Attard with only three votes against from PN representative Marthese Portelli, NGO...

The Planning Authority Board has approved the Central Link...

Stinger squad: We're at the tail-end of the annual jellyfish boom

Marine biologist Alan Deidun said that Malta was experiencing the tail-end of...

Marine biologist Alan Deidun said that Malta was...

First successful breeding of Storm-petrel in Malta, says BirdLife

Researchers from BirdLife's LIFE Arcipelagu Garnija project have confirmed...

Researchers from BirdLife's LIFE Arcipelagu Garnija...

NGOs lambast new Majjistral Park hunting and trapping times

New Legal Notice lengthening hunting and trapping times at the park denounced...

New Legal Notice lengthening hunting and trapping times at...

Under threat of EU court censure, Malta reopens bird trapping season

Committee Against Bird Slaughter and BirdLife Malta slam government for...

Committee Against Bird Slaughter and BirdLife Malta slam...

New study suggests 75% decline of insect population over three decades

Scientific study has found 'alarming' declines in insect populations around Germany, which could have devastating affects on crop production and...

Scientific study has found 'alarming' declines in...

Turkey returns 7,500 trafficked frogs to the wild

Five poachers were arrested after police discovered a massive operation to sell...

Five poachers were arrested after police discovered a...

Malta SPCA says islands’ zoos cannot give good quality of life to wild animals

MSPCA questions quality of life that captive wildlife can have 'in a country like Malta'

MSPCA questions quality of life that captive wildlife can...

[WATCH] Prince Charles urges transition to a circular economy: 'I really do wonder if ocean’s fragility is yet truly grasped'

Prince Charles, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, High Representative Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner Karmenu Vella address the fourth edition of the...

Prince Charles, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, High...

Artisanal fishermen being edged out of Maltese waters, study finds

According to a study, Maltese artisinal fishermen are constantly losing out to...

According to a study, Maltese artisinal fishermen are...

Another two shot birds die from sustained injuries

A total of 17 casualties have resulted from this year's autumn hunting...

A total of 17 casualties have resulted from this year's...

[WATCH] 118 truckloads of dumped construction material removed from Wied Qirda

The Planning Authority said in a statement that it was finally removing a ‘scar plaguing the picturesque valley’

The Planning Authority said in a statement that it was...

[WATCH] Rescued flamingos released at Ghadira Nature Reserve

On 19 September, the two rescued flamingos were released 'back into the...

On 19 September, the two rescued flamingos were released...

[WATCH] Muscat will not close hunting season as death toll of protected birds grows

Prime Minister says changes to the law rules out his closing of the hunting season unilaterally, as he had done in the past.

Prime Minister says changes to the law rules out...